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Casa El Mirador

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1424 W 2nd St, The Dalles, OR 97058-3512
+1 541-298-7388
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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The Dalles
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Food is wonderful, staff very friendly, everything is nice and clean.tables and booths available and for a crowd they have a special room for big groups. Restaurant is nicely decorated and they cater to all customers but they seem to cater to families with children. Staff sings Happy Birthday to you too, if it's your special day.

Thank sandrasD2120QR
Washington, United States
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63 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Casa has great food and the service is really good, but the food prices our through the roof in my opinion. Even the buffet which really does not have lots of options cost almost $20.00 a plate.

Thank TAC772
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Family favorite for years. Food is great, service is great. Clean, awesome atmosphere. Margaritas are good too.

Thank Amanda A
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you Casa El Mirador for letting us have our family Christmas at your restaurant. We had family from Yakima, Bend, Dufur and Portland meet up at your establishment and celebrate. Your staff was wonderful!! The food was great and you didn't rush us to get out and you even took our wrapping garbage we had been planning to take... More 

Thank d1m1
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The Carnitas are excellent which is my way to tell a good Mexican restaurant. Although I have eaten here many times with family and friends. All the traditional Mexican dishes. Great service.

Thank Gary W
White Salmon, Washington
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305 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Wow, is all I have to say! Casa El Mirador is the Bomb. They acknowledge my birthday with a discount coupon every year. I am a loyal fan and that is one of the reasons why. Spectacular food and service is another reason! If you like to be treated to excellent service with fantastic food then this is just what... More 

Thank ttocsnodrog_2000
San Diego, California
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I'm from San Diego where excellent Mexican food is easy to find. If Casa el Mirador was located there, they wouldn't last long. But, for The Dalles, it's pretty good Mexican food. The Patron margaritas were average but you get a lot. Our food was also average. My wife had an uninspired, yet fresh-tasting, bean tostada. I had vegetable fajitas... More 

Thank PhotoCitizen
The Dalles, Oregon
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

My Wife and I eat here regularly and we have found it to always be very good. The service is always top notch and even when their parking lot is full they have room. I would recommend this as a go to place for lunch, dinner or a meeting as they have a big room for banquets.

Thank Fredsmith69
Stayton, Oregon
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99 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

The restaurant is clean and well decorated. The staff is well-trained and knows how to relate to customers. The menu is extensive with some items not normally found in a Mexican restaurant. I ordered camerones majo del ajo. They were not as garlicy as most places, which was a little disappointing, because I really like garlic. There were a lot... More 

Thank Schersand
Dallesport, Washington
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a fun place, a family business with a great staff & easy to find right off the freeway. They have wonderful food & quite a variety on the menu. I would recommend the raspberry smoothie for kids & adults, delicious.

Thank _jeanchrry

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 20
Mexican, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1424 W 2nd St, The Dalles, OR 97058-3512
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  The Dalles
  • Phone Number: +1 541-298-7388
Family Owned Mexican Restaurant, Large selection of Mexican Favorites & Sea Food.
Full Bar & Lottery Room
Banquet Room
Catering Weddings and Special Events
Take Out
Large Groups
Large Parking Lot
Patio Dining

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?